Olive Harvey College's 2nd Annual Social Justice Film Festival promises to introduce the Chicagoland community to talented student and emerging film makers. This event will ignite a social justice conversation through film and an expert panel discussion with actors, directors, community leaders and educators.

Participation awards and medals.

Rules & Terms
By submitting your film for consideration to the Olive-Harvey College Criminal Justice Short Film Fest(“OHCFilm”) in accordance with the procedures outlined below, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and voluntarily agreed to abide by these Filmmaker Terms and Conditions.

OHCFilm values the health and safety of all Festival participants, audience members, staff, and volunteers and takes their well-being seriously, especially in view of the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic. To protect the audience, filmmaker, staff, and volunteer health and safety and comply with any applicable orders or guidelines issued by the authorities.

All filmmakers or other film-rights holders who submit films for consideration for OHCFilm must do so using FilmFreeway. As FilmFreeway users, all Applicants, therefore, agree to be bound by the FilmFreeway Terms of Service for Filmmakers, Screenwriters, and Non-Festivals.

All films submitted to FilmFreeway must be in the form of an online-screener or Vimeo link. If a link is password protected, then the password must be valid, otherwise, your submission will be considered INVALID and will be DISQUALIFIED with no entry-fee refund.

Films whose productions were completed after January 1, 2022, are eligible for submission to OHCFilm.

There are no premiere restrictions for OHCFilms submissions. Films that have been previously screened online in an official ticketed-festival capacity are eligible for OHCFilms submission.

Overall Rating
  • Eduardo Herlop

    Agradecemos al Equipo organizador de parte de la directora venezolana Nazareth Hernández, y el Equipo Rebote en San José, por la oportunidad que nos brindo este prestigioso festival de cine para difundir nuestra realidad, nuestra cultura y talento. Que continúen los éxitos.

    March 2024
  • İdil BERK

    It was a great honor for me to represent my country in America. Turkish flag was in Chicago as my short film "Child Game" was selected. Thanks to the team, who evaluated me as "Emerging Filmmaker".

    March 2024